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The Way to True Happiness
Ralph Venning (1621-74) here proposes that true happiness is only to be found in understanding and doing the will of God. Venning was admired not only for his preaching but also for the consistency of his life. This, together with his powerful calls to a pleasure obsessed world to seek happiness only where it may be found, are perhaps the reasons why his writings continue ...more
Paperback, 87 pages
Published August 14th 2013 by Banner of Truth
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True happiness is not found in material goods or earthly comforts, but in fellowship with Jesus Christ and obedience to Him. That is what Venning argues in this sermon, as he points out that it’s knowing and doing the will of God that brings happiness both in the present age and for eternity. This entry into the Pocket Puritans series lacks the punch of some earlier editions, though Venning makes some profound statements that will linger.